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TAMSAT Daily Rainfall Estimates (Version 2.0)

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The dataset comprises high resolution (0.0375 degrees) satellite-derived daily rainfall estimates for all Africa from January 1983 to December 2016 (data from 2017 onwards can be downloaded from the TAMSAT website: http://www.tamsat.org.uk/). The dataset is derived from the TAMSAT African Rainfall Climatology And Time-series (TARCAT) dataset (1983-present). Further details can be found on the TAMSAT website.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Maidment, Ross, Black, Emily, Tarnavsky, Elena
Contributors: Allan, Richard, Greatrex, Helen
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Date: 2017
Data last accessed: 28 January 2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17864/1947.108
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/108
Organisational units: Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Computational and Physical Sciences > Department of Meteorology
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
Keywords: precipitation, Africa, satellite, daily, TAMSAT
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